Birdwatching is Good for You
"In order to see birds, it is necessary to become a part of the silence."- Robert Lynd.
Did you know that enjoying birds in your own garden is good for you?
Scientific research now tells is that getting out and experiencing nature can help to reduce stress, anxiety and depression. Nature helps to improve concentration by decreasing mental fatigue. It reduces stress by lowering blood pressure and levels of stress-inducing hormones.
So switch off - look after your mental health- just look at the birds. Wouldn’t these Glorious Goldfinches photographed in Kilteevan today lift your spirits?
A full list of Irish birds can be found below on Birdwatch Ireland